What are the benefits of greening trade? How can trade drive the transition to an inclusive green economy in environmental goods and services? 

Geared towards policymakers and other stakeholders globally, the new e-learning course ‘Green Economy and Trade’, organized by UN Environment and UN Institute for Training and Research, starts on...Read more

The global community has drawn a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and laying foundations for addressing climate change within the 2015-2030 window of opportunity can only be described as historic. There is an unprecedented realisation among decision makers from...Read more


Pretoria, 22 November 2016 - 
On 22 November 2016, thirty stakeholders participated in a Development Dialogue Seminar, Green Industrial Development in South Africa, which was hosted by Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), a national institution which supports policy development through research and dialogue. The dialogue provided a platform to...Read more

Ouagadougou, January 01, 2017 - PAGE partner country Burkina Faso hosted its first Green Economy Academy in Ouagadougou from December 14 to December 16 2016, bringing together more than 300 participants from the government, the private sector and civil society to learn about and advance the Green Economy agenda...Read more


25 November, 2016, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - 
Mongolia is known for its pristine nature, clear lakes and rolling hills. On a Thursday morning in November this beauty seems far away. Ulaanbaatar city is covered in smog; people crossing the street wear masks. Concentrations of fine particulate matter...Read more

10 November 2016, Mato Grosso, Brazil - In partnership with five UN agencies, Brazil launched today the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) to promote inclusive green economy in the state of Mato Grosso.

The goals of the initiative are to support Mato Grosso's transition to a green economy, resulting...Read more